Come visit California and have a memorable day on the water with Ez Sportfishing! You’ll enjoy and have lots of fun fishing the highly productive waters of Huntington Beach, a first-rate angling destination with an excellent view of the Pacific Ocean. You and Captain Eric will explore both inshore and offshore spots along with reefs and wrecks that are always a good source of fish. Come and see the great natural diversity of South California as you enjoy a day on the water.

Captain Eric uses a 28’ Parker pilothouse boat that’s powered by two 250 HP Yamaha engines and can accommodate up to 6 guests. The boat’s got a toilet, bed, and flybridge, uses full-featured navigation electronics, and is equipped with outriggers, a livewell, and an ice-box. Also, there will be a first mate present on board to give you any assistance you may need.

The waters around Huntington Beach are especially productive and offer many different species to catch. There’s calico bass, yellowtail, mahi mahi, Tuna, Rockfish, Lingcod, Halibut, Swordfish, and many more to chase. You can also try out various techniques to catch them, including bottom fishing, trolling, kite fishing, and more. You’re free to choose if you’ll keep or release the fish you catch.

Captain Eric supplies you with all the rods, reels, tackle, and live bait, and he’ll also clean your catch free of charge. Before you depart, just pack some food and drinks and don’t forget your fishing licenses. Due to the fluctuating fuel prices, trips may be subject to a fuel surcharge.

Ez Sportfishing is eagerly waiting to take you on a memorable fishing trip in California!

Note: Customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip.

Don’t forget to bring ice to keep your catch the best, 20-40 lbs is recommended.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Kids (11AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $595
    This trip is reserved for groups with small children under 12 years old and includes lessons on how to fish tie knots and be successful out there fishing. Weekend trips may be available by request, trips limited to 4 people unless approved via message.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Kids (7AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $595
    This trip is reserved for groups with small children under 12 years old and includes lessons on how to fish tie knots and be successful out there fishing. Weekend trips may be available by request, trips limited to 4 people unless approved via message.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $895
    This trip is excellent whether as an introduction to fishing or just a day on the water. You'll be fishing for Bass, Barracuda, and Rockfish, and if you're lucky, Yellowtail or Halibut will come over the rail as well. Note: Customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $895
    Have a great introduction to fishing or simply spend a beautiful day on the water. Whatever the case, you'll target Barracuda, Bass, and Rockfish. Sometimes you'll bump into Yellowtail or Halibut as well. Note that you can also start your trip at 4:00 p.m. Note: Customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Local Lobster
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 2 - Mar 15
    $900
    California spiny Lobster is the best in the world and because of that they generally are exported and you probably have never seen it available here. Now's your chance to go and catch it! The season runs from October to March.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,450
    You'll fish for various exotic species. Yellowtail is considered California’s best fighting fish, White Seabass is the most sought-after game fish on the Southern California Coast, while Tuna can often be found going to or from the island. The available species also include Calico Bass, Bonito, Barracuda, and Sheepshead. Note: Customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Catalina Lobster
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 2 - Mar 15
    $1,550
    California spiny lobster is the best in the world and because of that they generally are exported and you probably have never seen it available here. Now's your chance to go and catch them! The season runs from October 1 to March 15.
  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip – Catalina Island
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    Spend even more time fishing around Catalina Island. The exotic species you'll chase include battling Yellowtail, highly sought-after White Seabass, Tuna, Bonito, Calico Bass, Barracuda, or Sheepshead. Note: Customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 25
    $1,795
    You and the captain will strictly fish for pelagics: Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Yellowtail, Mahi Mahi, and Marlin. Note: customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Offshore trips are limited to 4 people unless approved by the captain prior to the trip.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 25
    $2,195
    Twelve hours on the ocean give you a huge amount of time to enjoy the water and chase fish. You'll target pelagic species – Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Yellowtail, and Mahi Mahi. Note: customers must purchase a California fishing license prior to the trip. Offshore trips are for 4 people unless approved by the captain prior to the trip.
There are 10 people looking at this charter.

About the Captain

Eric Z
Huntington Beach, California, United States
19 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
35 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since February 2021
Captain Eric is a master at what he does. Spending the majority of his life in the fishing and boating world, he has the needed skill to put you on the experience of a lifetime. He's worked on many of the top sportfishing boats and for the best captains, learning all the tricks and how to get you on fish. Captain Eric holds a United States Coast Guard 100 Ton Master License with multiple endorsements as well as CPR and first aid certificates to ensure your safety.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod

Boat specs

Parker (Pilothouse) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Top of the line furuno and simrad equipment
Fishfinder
Top of the line furuno and simrad equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
140 gallon split bait tank

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

Huntington Beach Fishing Calendar

Loading Fish Calendar!
Please Wait...

Recent Fishing Reports

Great lobstering right now get in on it!
Great lobstering right now get in on it!
November 18, 2022
Great action right now on good quality lobster guys! Jump on and get those lobster for the holidays!
Continue reading

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (57)
October fishing trip
October fishing trip
October fishing trip
+54
Angler Rating
28
5
0
0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
5 of 35 reviews
Anthony N.
Anaheim, CA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

8 hour Catalina Trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island on September 25, 2022
My family had a great time with Captain Eric and Jason on this trip. They are knowledgeable and good at what they do. We did...
Anthony N. recommends Ez Sportfishing
Mark review as helpful
You found this review helpful
  Eric Z Captain replied

Payton C.
Logan, UT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 day trip to Catalina island with Captain Eric and First Mate Jason

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island on October 13, 2022
I booked this trip with Captain Eric to show my family how fun fishing can be and this trip was exactly what I was looking...
Payton C. recommends Ez Sportfishing
Mark review as helpful
You found this review helpful
  Eric Z Captain replied

Naji J.
La Verne, CA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 Day

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island on August 16, 2022
If you like to fish and your looking for a private experience I highly recommend you book with EZ Sportfishing and request...
Naji J. recommends Ez Sportfishing
Mark review as helpful
You found this review helpful
  Eric Z Captain replied

Stephanie M.
Los Angeles, California
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip with Captain Eric

5 Hour Trip (AM) on August 27, 2022
We had a great experience on the water with Captain Eric. My kids ages 3 and 7 had so much fun and caught all the fish they...
Stephanie M. recommends Ez Sportfishing
Mark review as helpful
You found this review helpful
  Eric Z Captain replied

Don N.
Sparks, NV
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

October fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island on October 15, 2022
Don N. recommends Ez Sportfishing
Mark review as helpful
You found this review helpful
  Eric Z Captain replied

FAQs about Ez Sportfishing

Ez Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $595 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Kids (11AM) (3 hours)
  • $595 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Kids (7AM) (3 hours)
  • $895 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $895 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Local Lobster (5 hours)
  • $1,450 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Catalina Island (8 hours)
  • $1,550 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Catalina Lobster (8 hours)
  • $1,600 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - 11 Hour Trip – Catalina Island (11 hours)
  • $1,795 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (8 hours)
  • $2,195 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 12 Hour Trip – Offshore (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Ez Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS Top of the line furuno and simrad equipment
  • Fishfinder Top of the line furuno and simrad equipment
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well 140 gallon split bait tank
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Top of the line furuno

Trips booked with Ez Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Ez Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Ez Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ez Sportfishing include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Rockfish
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack